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Luella Bartley Wins British Designer of The Year at the British Fashion Awards 2008

British Fashion Awards 2008: The Winners

This evening the British Fashion Awards took place at Lawrence Hall, in Westminster hosted by journalist Mariella Frostup. The awards supported by the British Fashion Council and sponsored by Swarovski celebrated the biggest names in British fashion from designers to models.

The nominees were revealed back in August but you guys predicted correctly that Luella Bartley was the big winner. The winner attended in an outfit from her Spring 2009 line and was no surprise. Her recent collections have been adored by celebrities and fashion press alike and she truly deserved this accolade.

Other winners included global shoe empire Jimmy Choo who under the careful guidance of Tamara Mellon won Designer Brand of the year. Jourdan Dunn also must be celebrating tonight as she beat Agyness Deyn and Lily Donaldson to model of the year.

For a full list of winners just


  • Designer of the Year: Luella
  • Designer Brand: Jimmy Choo
  • BFC Award for outstanding achievement in Fashion Design: Stephen Jones
  • Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator: Tim Walker
  • Swarovski Emerging Talent Award – Accessories: Nicholas Kirkwood
  • Swarovski Emerging Talent Award – Ready to Wear: Louise Goldin
  • Menswear Designer: Christopher Bailey for Burberry
  • Accessory Designer: Rupert Sanderson
  • Red Carpet Designer: Matthew Williamson
  • Model: Jourdan Dunn
  • Bespoke Award: Richard James
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lizlee89 lizlee89 7 years
wow, Erin Wasson looked amazing! only she can pull of such a crazy piece...
Karen0193 Karen0193 7 years
I loved Luella's spring 2009 collection its was so exquisit.Jourdan, I like her but I think that Lily deserved that award,and Chritopher Bailey its brilliant!!
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